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The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Paperback)

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By Liz Kessler, Sarah Gibb (Illustrator)
$6.99
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The New York Times best-selling series

With a sure sense of suspense and richly imaginative details, Liz Kessler lures us into a glorious undersea world where mermaids study shipwrecks at school and Neptune rules with an iron trident — an enchanting fantasy about family secrets, loyal friendship, and the convention-defying power of love.

About the Author


Liz Kessler lives in England, and has worked as a teacher, journalist, and editorial consultant. She says she first knew she wanted to become a writer at the age of nine, when she had a poem published in a local newspaper. The Tail of Emily Windsnap, her first children’s book, grew out of a poem she wrote about a mermaid.

Praise For…


Pre-teen girls will likely bite at this novel's tempting bait.
—Publishers Weekly

Delightful moments.
—School Library Journal

Light, imagination-tickling fare ideal for middle-grade girls, with charming ink-wash illustrations scattered throughout.
—Booklist

Middle school girls . . . will enjoy the tale.
—VOYA

There is no denying the siren-like allure of mermaid stories. . . . Gibb's spot art has a fluid delicacy that adds much to the watery ambience.
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Liz Kessler makes a splash with this tightly written, highly imaginative debut.
—FamilyFun

Charming.
—The Wall Street Journal

Liz Kessler creates an engaging heroine, full of funny asides and derring-do, and a sparkling, fast-paced story with more plot twists than a mermaid's flipping tale.
—Washington Parent
Product Details
ISBN: 9780763660208
ISBN-10: 0763660205
Publisher: Candlewick
Publication Date: April 10th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Emily Windsnap